Newport Police Log: Two Arrested for Assault Charges

The following information was provided by the Newport Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

Damon M. Howard, 30, of 153 Park Holm, Newport, and Lindsey A. Schuster, 27, also of 153 Park Holm, were arrested around 5:47 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, for simple assault charges. Howard was also arrested earlier that day for an active warrant for failure to appear in court.

Police were dispatched to their residence for a report that the two had assaulted their neighbors.

According to the victims, Howard had waited for one of them outside of their house and Shuster had thrown something at their window.

Police found probable cause that Howard and Shuster had instigated thealtercation.

Other Arrests

  • Juan M. Carter, 39, of 645 High St., Central Falls, was cited around 12:55 a.m. on Friday, April 27, for possession of alcohol in public.
  • Koraima M. Espinet, 18, of 104 Rogers Lane, Middletown, was arrested around 2:39 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, for an active warrant for violating a no contact order. 

The above reports detail arrests made by the . Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.


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